Ferguson Ridge, at the edge of the Wallowas with a view of Hells Canyon, has one of Oregon’s most scenic skiing locations. It’s a fun family place run by a club. The ski area is generally open on weekends and holidays from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (snow conditions permitting) during the winter season. One T-Bar and a rope-tow service 8 main trails with new trails being forged each season. This season the area features a newly remodeled, yet rustic, base lodge.
The base elevation is 5,200 feet and the vertical elevation gain is approximately 640 feet (top to bottom). Both downhill and nordic ski trails are available at the area. Lift tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for age 15 and under (cash only). Ski and snowboards rentals are available at the mountain. Snowshoes and nordic ski gear are available for rental at Joseph Hardware in Joseph.